Founder and Artistic Director of AFCA for Arts & Culture and Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children
Mohamed ELGhawy is an Egyptian independent theater director, storyteller and playwright. He is the founder and the artistic director of AFCA for Arts and Culture with the mission of educating children and young people through” Arts and Culture” and he is also the artistic director of Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children.
ELGhawy’s most recent work is “Cléopâtre, la dernière reine d'Égypte”a play that featured more than 50 students from different schools in Cairo. The show is a musical, interactive performance that uses storytelling, dance and singing, to narrate the history of Egypt under Cleopatra.
ELGhawy has a licence from the faculty of Arts, french language and litterature department, Cairo University. He has Also a fellowship in arts management from the Devos insitut of arts management at the kennedy-center for the performing arts, in Washington DC and was recently a Chevening scholar on the Clore Leadership Programme (UK).
ELGhawy is also teaching arts managemnt and producing shows with professional artists for children and young people and touring these perforamces locally, nationaly and internationaly.